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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Course summary

  • Study neurology, musculoskeletal and cardiovascular respiratory physiotherapy from your first year.
  • Learn with, from and about other healthcare professionals.
  • Understand the principles and theory of exercise.
  • Go on clinical placement at the end of your first year and have the opportunity to go on an overseas visit in your third year.

On this course, you’ll learn to help and empower those affected by physical injury, illness and disability, and maximise their functional ability. You’ll gain valuable skills, qualifications and accreditation — ready to embark on a rewarding career.

How you learn

All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive.

This course is based around structured academic and placement experience. You’ll develop the skills you need to manage diverse health and social care problems — gaining a critical, proactive approach to learning. When you graduate, you’ll be ready to work autonomously as a physiotherapist and make a real difference to the lives of individuals and communities.

You learn through

  • tutor-facilitated sessions
  • lectures
  • specialist visiting lecturer sessions
  • group work
  • presentations
  • tutor-directed learning
  • self-directed learning
  • flipped classroom
  • independent learning
  • simulation, workshops and role play
  • technology-enhanced learning
  • practice-based learning

Future careers

This course prepares you for a career in areas such as

  • the NHS
  • education
  • research
  • industry
  • professional sport
  • private practice
  • working overseas

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,415per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

Entry requirements

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UCAS Points : 128

From A levels including at least 40 points from either Biology, Human Biology or Physical Education or BTEC National Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science. We do not accept AS Levels or general studies. For example:ABB including relevant subject(s)DDM in BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport and Exercise ScienceA combination of qualifications including relevant subject(s)


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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

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  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Home to a globally diverse student community from 100 countries, Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities collaborate on a range of research and teaching projects and study exchange programmes.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working, or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 39 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 215
    143 72%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    100.0 100%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 100
    4.07 81%



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